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  1. American Wars

  2. What leader gained valuable experience in the French and Indian War?

  3. George Washington

  4. After the French and Indian War, this stated that colonists could not settle west of the Appalachian Mountains

  5. Proclamation of 1763

  6. Prior to the American Revolution, 5 colonists were killed including Crispus Attucks at this event

  7. Boston Massacre

  8. Who wrote Common Sense?

  9. Thomas Paine

  10. The Sons of Liberty dressed as American Indians destroyed British property in this event leading to the American Revolution

  11. Boston Tea Party

  12. In response to the Boston Tea Party, the British passed these acts

  13. Intolerable or Coercive Acts

  14. Who wrote the Declaration of Independence?

  15. Thomas Jefferson

  16. This was the first battle of the Revolutionary War

  17. Lexington and Concord (Shot Heard ‘Round the World)

  18. This battle was the turning point of the American Revolution because France gave its support to the American colonies

  19. Saratoga

  20. This battle of the American Revolution decided the outcome of the war and defeated General Cornwallis

  21. Yorktown

  22. What treaty ended the American Revolution and gave America its independence?

  23. Treaty of Paris (1783)

  24. During this war, Washington D.C. was burned by the British

  25. War of 1812

  26. Who wrote the Star-Spangled Banner?

  27. Francis Scott Key

  28. What was the name of the treaty that ended the War of 1812?

  29. Treaty of Ghent (1814)

  30. After the Treaty of Ghent was signed, what battle made Andrew Jackson a national hero?

  31. Battle of New Orleans

  32. Who was President during the Mexican War (1846-1848)?

  33. James K. Polk

  34. The U.S. gained the Mexican Cession in this treaty that ended the Mexican War

  35. Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo

  36. In the Civil War, what was the first state to secede from the Union?

  37. South Carolina

  38. During the Civil War, who was President of the United States?

  39. Abraham Lincoln

  40. Who was President of the Confederate States of America?

  41. Jefferson Davis

  42. What Union general led his troops in Vicksburg and became the lead general during the war?

  43. Ulysses S. Grant

  44. Who was the leader of the Army of Northern Virginia?

  45. Robert E. Lee

  46. Where were shots first fired in the Civil War?

  47. Fort Sumter

  48. At the First Battle of Manassas, this Confederate general became a hero

  49. Stonewall Jackson

  50. This battle was the turning point of Civil War and known as the “high tide of the Confederacy”